Blackhawks vs Canadiens, The Tale Of The Tape

Richard Wolowicz

Which Mustache Will Prevail?

The Montreal Canadiens and Chicago Blackhawks will face off today for roughly the bajillionth time in the history of the NHL.  It is actually the 87 year and 1 month anniversary of the first time to the teams met on December 11, 1926.  These two storied franchises require in depth analysis in order to prepare for this game, so Mike Obrand  @HabsLaughs from Eyes on the Prize @HabsEOTP and I put our heads together to break it down for you. Think we missed something? Tell us in the comments.

Hawks

Tale Of The Tape

Habs

6'1

Average Height

6'0

203 lbs

Average Weight

201.7 lbs

5

Number of Stanley Cups Won

24

2

Number of relevant Stanley Cups Won

0

10

Number of Olympians on active roster

8

3

Number of 2014 Gold Medalists on Active Roster (Mike)

2

1

Number of 2014 Gold Medalists on Active Roster (Jen)

1

0

Number of former assistant GMs currently Gming opposing team

1

1

Number of former GMs currently sucking cash from opposing team in meaningless job

0

Brandon Saad on Martin Jones

(only documented goal against Jones)

Best Goal Celebration

Alex Galchenyuk's Jersey Kiss

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ajh8i_XrPo

2

Number of useless passengers on team

4

2

Number of top 5 picks on roster due to team being absolutely terrible

1

1

Number of top 5 picks currently playing in the KHL due to to terrible scouting

0

3 wins 1 regulation loss 3 overtime losses

Record against opposition in the past 10 years

4 wins 3 losses

0

Amount of times PK Subban has scored a GWG in OT to clinch a playoff spot for his team

1

Thousands

Fans thankful that the Hawks beat the Bruins in the 13 cup final

Millions

Patrick Kane: Buffalo, NY

Player's hometown you'd least like to visit

Andrei Markov: Voskresensk, RUS

Niklas Hjajlrmassjonj

Player with most complicated last name

Alexei Emelin. Yemelin? Whatever

1

Awesome mustaches

1

1

Players on roster as a result of hilariously lopsided trades

3

1

Players on roster having suffered massive head trauma in the playoffs

1

1

Players on roster with a "special connection" to Zdeno Chara

1

6,972

Number of pitbulls owned by players

1

78

Number of missing teeth

2

7

Number of fighting majors

26

0

Number of concussions sustained from fighting

George Parros

346

Number of F-bombs dropped on live TV by players

0

5

Number of American Hockey Heroes on roster

5

15

Number of blogs devoted to team

1,598

1

Number of players soon to arrive in North America named Teravainen

0

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